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Police: Man led vehicle, foot chase in Monroe

Published On: Nov 30 2012 01:52:50 PM CST

MONROE, Wis. -

A man from Rockford, Ill., was arrested Thursday after leading police on a vehicle chase, followed by a foot chase, according to Monroe police.

Police said the chase started when an officer attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle in the 1300 block of 16th Street.

The officer said the driver was speeding, ran stop signs and red traffic lights and drove the wrong way down a one-way street before abandoning his vehicle in the 800 block of 16th Avenue.

The man was apprehended in the 600 block of 16th Avenue after a foot chase.

Kareem A. Stewart, 31, was arrested on suspicion of knowingly fleeing an officer.

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